Major League Soccer

 Full TimeKTBU/ALT
ColoradoRAP
3
 
1
HoustonHOU
S. Vines  29' 1-0 
D. Rubio  36' 2-0 
 2-1C. Ramirez  39'
C. Bassett  42' 3-1 
RAPS. Vines  29' 1-0
RAPD. Rubio  36' 2-0
HOUC. Ramirez  39' 2-1
RAPC. Bassett  42' 3-1
HT: 3-1
Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Referee: Victor Rivas
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Bassett caps flurry, Rapids beat Dynamo 3-1 for 3rd straight

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Cole Bassett capped a four-goal flurry late in the first half and the Colorado Rapids beat the Houston Dynamo 3-1 on Saturday night for their third straight victory.

Bassett pressured goalkeeper Marko Maric to switch feet while playing out of the back and a leaping Bassett got his right foot on the attempted clearance, blocking it back into the goal to make it 3-1 in the 42nd minute.

Sam Vines opened the scoring in the 29th minute for Colorado (3-1-1). Michael Barrios cut a pass back into the center of the penalty area and Vines finished it with a left-footed shot. Diego Rubio doubled the Rapids' lead in the 36th minute, heading home Barrios' cross.

Christian Ramirez cut the deficit to 2-1 for the Dynamo (2-2-2) in the 39th minute with a skidding right-footed shot from a step inside the 18-yard box.

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Updated May 15, 2021

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